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Grilled Chicken Pita Wrap

Take chicken to the next level with this high-protein recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, sliced lengthwise
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne
  • 3/4 tsp kosher salt, divided
  • 2 tsp canola or vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup fat-free Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 large garlic clove
  • 2 plum tomatoes, cut up
  • 1 cup loosely packed parsley
  • 2 whole-wheat pitas

Directions:

  1. <p>Prepare the spice rub: In a small bowl, combine the cumin, paprika, coriander, oregano, cayenne, 1/4 tsp of the oil. Coat the chicken with the spice mixture, then set aside to marinate for 10 minutes.</p>
  2. <p>Remove the chicken from the fridge and pat dry.</p>
  3. <p>Make the yogurt sauce: Combine the yogurt, 1/4 tsp kosher salt, and lemon juice; cover and set aside.</p>
  4. <p>Whip up some tomato relish: In a food processor, combine the garlic, plum tomatoes, parsley, and remaining 1/4 tsp salt and pulse to coarsely chop.</p>
  5. <p>Heat a grill pan over medium heat; brush with the remaining tsp of oil. When the pan is hot, cook the chicken until the meat is cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes per side.</p>
  6. <p>Warm the pitas on the hot grill, about 1 minute per side. When done, fill each pita with a chicken breast and top with tomato relish and yogurt sauce.</p>

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